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    Alston Youth Hostel

    The Firs | The Firs, Alston CA9 3RW, England
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    • Excellent78%
    • Very good16%
    • Average4%
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    “drying room” (5 reviews)
    “bike storage” (3 reviews)
    Free Wifi
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    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Family Rooms
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    Self-Serve Laundry
    Air Conditioning
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    1 - 5 of 42 reviews

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    We stayed here for 1 night whilst walking the Pennine Way. The hostel is situated adjacent to the Way (5 meters from the track), has a nice comfy lounge, a big drying room, and does a good breakfast for £5. The lady who ran the...More

    Thank Charliehjw
    Response from AlstonYH14, Owner at Alston Youth HostelResponded 1 week ago

    Thank you for taking the time to review our hostel and your very kind comments! Being an independent hostel we like to provide a comfy place to stay and send you on your way after a hearty breakfast!! The squirrels are an added bonus...think we...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Great location for a C2C stop over. The hostel staff are really friendly and helpful. We have the cooked breakfast on the Saturday morning before setting off and the staff were great. Rooms are tidy and clean. Hostel is in a great location, near the...More

    Thank Mark J
    Response from AlstonYH14, Owner at Alston Youth HostelResponded 1 week ago

    Dear Mark. Thank you for your very kind review. We are very pleased that you enjoyed your stay whilst doing the C2C and that our red squirrels came out to entertain you at breakfast! We hope the rest of your C2C journey went well and...More

    Reviewed 21 May 2017

    I stayed here while walking the Pennine Way last year, and it's conveniently right on the Pennine Way. The staff were excellent, Alston the town is interesting to walk through, and the facilities were well-maintained, with a good kitchen and comfortable beds. However, what set...More

    Thank Jon M
    Response from LindaAlmond, Manager at Alston Youth HostelResponded 22 May 2017

    Dear John Many thanks for taking the time to review our hostel and your very positive and kind words. We are very happy that the squirrels kept you entertained whilst you had your breakfast and helped to make your stay even more memorable! We keep...More

    Reviewed 10 May 2017

    We've stayed in many hostels, large and small, urban and rural, at home and abroad and relished the experiences we've had and the people we've met at all of them ( apart from Sheringham, terrible room ). But squirrely Alston has clearly had a lot...More

    Thank salixman
    Response from LindaAlmond, Owner at Alston Youth HostelResponded 22 May 2017

    Thank you so much for your very kind review! We do work hard to keep the hostel clean and welcoming as we thinks it's so important for weary travellers however they arrive here to have a comfortable stay and a hearty breakfast! Clearly our little...More

    Reviewed 4 March 2017

    We only had a brief overnight stay on the way to the Lakes, but we were given a very warm welcome. A well laid out kitchen & dining area and an excellent breakfast with the supporting act of red squirrels through the big window.

    Thank Geoff and Clare L
    Response from AlstonYH14, Owner at Alston Youth HostelResponded 5 March 2017

    Thank you for your very nice review! We are very happy that you enjoyed your stay and hope your return visit is just as good! The squirrels have been primed for more breakfast time antics to keep guests amused!

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    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Free Parking
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Laundry Service
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 7
    • Location
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    • Cumbria >
    • Alston
    • Also Known As
    • Alston Youth Hostel UK - Cumbria
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